Principle of Home Pregnancy Test

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What is the Principle of Home Pregnancy Test?

The home pregnancy test detects the presence of a hormone called the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in the urine sample.

Once the fertilized egg implants, the placenta starts developing and begins to release hCG in the blood. Some of this hCG is also found in the urine. This generally happens between 6-12 days post ovulation.

The amount of hCG in the urine rises rapidly in the first few weeks of pregnancy, doubling every 2-3 days. The hCG hormone peaks to its highest levels between 8-11 weeks of the pregnancy and then decreases slowly until several weeks after childbirth.

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ashmita.tripathy

i had my periods on 1st of april and unprotected sex with my boyfriend after 9 days..after that i had unwanted 72 within 4 hours.after that i bleed for 4 days on 15th of april..i was expecting my periods on 28th of April..on 29th of April i did a pregnancy test..which showed -ve..and now its is 15th of April still i haven't got my periods..am i pergant ?

Check again pregnancy using Homecheck Pregnancy Test Kit. Good Luck!!!

sujatha24

how much does this pregnancy kit costs ..? do we get it in medical stores..?

Now Plan your Pregnancy as you like with Ovulation Predictor. You can now choose your time, date and symptoms of pregnancy. Just write in Google HOME CHECK OVULATION TEST KIT where you can get the all information with OVULATION video and you can online purchase it

IceCandy1

I have a 4 months old baby boy and am breastfeeding. But I have just found out that I am pregnant, using home pregnancy test. Must I keep on breastfeeding this 4 months baby of mine or must I stop?

my last menustral dt is 18/08/2011 after one month i am check home pregnancy test, but not any symptom looks. But I feel is i am pregnant. I am not understand what i do?

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